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Inspiring Michael is a tennis smash

Inspiring Michael is a tennis smash

A DEAF and blind student has astonished his tutors by showing a remarkable talent for playing tennis.

Michael-Angelo Gomes took up the racquet this summer as part of a programme for students on a foundation learning programme at Waltham Forest College, in Forest Road, Walthamstow.

Child abuse cover up at council claim

Child abuse cover up at council claim

EXCLUSIVE

THE LEADER of Essex County Council has issued a public appeal for evidence of a possible child abuse “cover-up” in the 1980s and 90s.

Child abuse police face inquiry

Child abuse police face inquiry

SIX POLICE officers are being investigated for allegedly committing crimes while they were probing child abuse complaints.

Choose the best landmark in Essex

Choose the best landmark in Essex

THIS week, in association with Radio Essex, your YA is launching a new feature where we ask readers to nominate their choice for the county's best.

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Australia win Essex tour match

Essex v Australia

(Australia won by 169 runs)

Ashes fever came to the county as Essex County Cricket Clubs staged a four-day match with the touring Australians.

The visitors have always proved to be popular visitors to the county, with some rich cricketing history etched between the two sides, an once again the Essex crowd responded in their masses.

Billericay get goal ace Manor

Ryman League Premier Division outfit Billericay Town have significantly increased their fire-power with the signing of Lewis Manor from Essex Senior League Bowers & Pitsea.

Eagles complete remarkable turnaround

Jesse Ryder provided a batting master class as Essex Eagles eased passed Hampshire and honed in on a place in the NatWest T/20 Blast quarter-finals.

Hammers land French ace Payet

West Ham United have confirmed the signing of exciting French international Dimitri Payet from French Ligue 1 outfit Olympique de Marseille.

GOING UP!

GOING UP!

JOE Pigott grabbed a last-gasp leveller and goalkeeper Daniel Bentley saved spot-kicks from Matt Bloomfield and Sam Wood as Southend United clinched a place in Sky Bet League One after a dramatic play-off final penalty shootout victory over Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.